how to fix incorrect GeoIP data?

William F. Maton Sotomayor wmaton at ryouko.imsb.nrc.ca
Fri May 1 15:43:59 CDT 2009


On Fri, 1 May 2009, Christopher Morrow wrote:

> On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 2:06 PM, Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike at swm.pp.se> wrote:
>> On Fri, 1 May 2009, Frank Bulk wrote:
>>
>>> What we need is a "master update" form where Akamai, Google, Maxmind,
>>> hostip.info, Geobytes, ip2location, ipgeo, etc can be notified about
>>> changes.
>>
>> Perhaps we as the ISP community need to realise that we need to somehow
>> publish this data (town or something alike) via some kind of standardized
>> API?
>
> hey lookie! dns TXT records!! :)

LOC records too. :-)

  dig @prisoner.iana.org hostname.as112.net any

;; QUESTION SECTION:
;hostname.as112.net.            IN      ANY

;; ANSWER SECTION:
hostname.as112.net.     604800  IN      SOA     as112.gigafed.net. 
dns.ryouko.imsb.nrc.ca. 1 604800 60 604800 604800
hostname.as112.net.     604800  IN      LOC     45 25 0.000 N 75 42 0.000 
W 80.00m 1m 10000m 10m

Helpful for folks like CAIDA too.

wfms




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